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Baked Breadfruit Recipe

Baked breadfruit taste similar to potatoes. Breadfruits are edible large-size fruit yellow-green in color, a very popular recipe ingredient.

Hello, fellow foodies! Cooking with breadfruit sounds exotic because breadfruit does not look like your typical supermarket fruit. Today I'm going to talk about one of the most underrated fruits in the world: breadfruit. Yes, you heard me right. Breadfruit. Not bread and fruit, but breadfruit. What is breadfruit, you ask? Well, let me tell you.

Breadfruit is a tropical fruit that grows on trees and looks like a giant green spiky ball. It has starchy flesh that can be eaten raw, cooked, or processed into flour. It tastes like a cross between a potato and a banana, and it has many health benefits. Breadfruit is rich in fiber, vitamin C, potassium, and antioxidants. It can also help lower blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar levels.

Breadfruit is very versatile and can be used in many dishes. You can roast it, fry it, boil it, mash it, or bake it into bread, cakes, pies, and puddings. You can also make chips, fritters, salads, soups, and curries with breadfruit. Breadfruit is a staple food in many parts of the world, especially in the Pacific Islands, where it has been cultivated for thousands of years.

Breadfruit is not only delicious and nutritious but also sustainable and eco-friendly. Breadfruit trees can produce up to 200 fruits per year and can live for over 50 years. They require little water and fertilizer and can grow in poor soil conditions. They also provide shade, timber, and animal feed. Breadfruit can help fight hunger and poverty in many regions of the world.

So next time you see breadfruit at your local market or grocery store, don't hesitate to give it a try. You might be pleasantly surprised by its taste and texture. And who knows? You might even become a breadfruit fan like me!

Baked Breadfruit Recipe

What is breadfruit.
Breadfruits are edible large cantaloupe size fruit yellow green in color, a very popular recipe ingredient in African food recipes and with hard starchy white flesh similar to a potato. Skin texture of breadfruit ranges from smooth to rough to spiny.

It is easy to select breadfruit select a firm to the touch breadfruit creamy white or pale yellow inside. Cooking breadfruit is as easy as baking a potato. Baked breadfruit taste similar to potatoes and when making breadfruit treat breadfruit as you would a potato.

Your new best cooking friend incredible edible breadfruit is rich in riboflavin, iron, niacin, thiamin, potassium, copper, magnesium, calcium, zinc, manganese, selenium and phosphorus.

Baked Breadfruit Recipe

Baked Breadfruit Recipe


1 whole breadfruit, peeled and sliced into 12ths

Salt, the desired amount

¼ cup butter


Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.

Lightly oil a large sheet pan.

Peel the breadfruit; remove the core, cut into 12 even wedges, place on a baking sheet and brush with butter and sprinkle with salt.

Bake 45 minutes or until the breadfruit is tender.

Sprinkle with more salt and brush with extra butter. Serve warm with anything you would serve french fries.
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